The introduction of a small sample of organisms (microbial, plant or animal cells) into a culture medium to act as a seed for the production of large numbers of the same organism by growth and @P04881@.
Source: PAC, 1992, 64, 143. (Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992)) on page 158 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'inoculation' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.I03053 RISBibTexEndNote